Mises Wire

Week in Review: February 25, 2017

The FedHealthPolitical Theory

Blog57 min ago
Cutting back presidential power continues to be one of our most urgent challenges.

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Why the Feds Should Legalize Interstate Commerce in Healthcare

HealthU.S. HistoryPrivate Property

Blog57 min ago
The Feds should allow consumers to purchase health insurance across state lines. This won't fix everything, but it's a start.

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When Government Acts, Unintended Consequences Follow

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog1 hour ago
When pundits say there might be "unintended consequences" of government intervention, they are usually greatly understating the situation.

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Trump to States with Recreational Pot: Drop Dead

HealthLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog11 hours ago
Trump's spokesman signals the administration plans to wage war on federalism, states's rights, and local control.

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Kevin Gutzman: Thomas Jefferson—Revolutionary

BiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

12 hours agoAudio/Video
Dr. Gutzman discusses some of the overlooked ways Thomas Jefferson shaped America, and how Jefferson's radical views are often underplayed by many academics today.

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Justice and "Social Justice" Are Two Very Different Things

Taxes and SpendingPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog02/23/2017
There's no way to square the coercive positive rights of “social justice” with the concept of “liberty and justice for all.”

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